Yorkville Community School PTA eBlast: 5/8/17


5/9: Teacher Appreciation Day
5/10: Wacky Wednesday. Kids are invited to dress like their favorite character from TV or Film


5/17: Parent Engagement Night
5/19 – 5/26th: Spring Book Fair
5/23: PTA General Membership Meeting, 8:45 AM in the YCS Cafe
5/29: School closed for Memorial Day


Help us celebrate Teacher Appreciation day on Tuesday, May 9th!

Teachers change the lives of millions of children every day, and their work and impact extends far beyond the boundaries of the classroom. Encourage your child to make a card or drawing for their special teacher or use the hashtag #ThankATeacher and post a message on social media. Feel free to tack YCS as well!PTA General Membership Meeting, 5/23 in the YCS Cafe – All are welcome!Please join us after drop off on Tuesday, 5/23 to learn about all the special end of year events being planned by the PTA for June! We will also be reviewing and voting on the PTA executive board nominations. We look forward to seeing you.

Save the Date for Parent Engagement Night, 5/17

… More information to come this week!
Spring Book Fair: May 19th – May 26th

On May 19th we kick off our Spring Book fair! This year’s author will be Adele Griffin, writer of many children’s and young adult book series, including Oona Finds an Egg, Agnes and Clarabel, and Vampire Island. There will be a special Saturday shopping event on 5/20, and students will also have the opportunity to make book purchases throughout the following week, 5/22 – 5/26.We still need volunteers, and there are shifts to meet any need. Please contact Michelle Levitt at Ycsmom@ymail.com to participate in this wonderful event

Interested in joining the YCS PTA Executive Board for the 2017-2018 School Year?

If you are interested in being nominated for an executive board position for next year, please contact the nominating committee: Serena Kappes (serenakappes@gmail.com), Linda Greenblatt (lindajg102@gmail.com) or Randi Dubno Gardner (rdubno@gmail.com). Please note that nominations for the YCS PTA Executive Board are due at the General Membership PTA meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8:45 a.m. The Election of Executive Board Positions will take place in June at the last General Membership PTA meeting of the school year.

School supplies made easy!

Look for the Flyer with teacher-requested supplies for next year in backpacks this week. You can get your child’s complete supply kit (as prepared by our teachers) at (www.shopttkits.com). Use account # 24915. Avoid the crowds and empty shelves during the back to school craze! The supply kits will be delivered directly to your child’s classroom just before school starts.

Modell’s Coupon: Offer extended until 5/18

You save 15% and Modell’s donates 5% of sales to YCS! Save some money and help YCS as you “gear up” for your spring and summer sports. Coupon attached.

Stay in touch with the YCS community: Follow us on Facebook and CLICK HERE to read Shout Outs for people who are making a big difference in our YCS community

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